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Zac Efron & Pal Seth Rogen Spoof Kanye West Video With 'Bound 4'

11/27/2013 10:38am EST
Zac Efron & Seth Rogen
Zac Efron is the latest star to spoof Kanye West and Kim Kardashian's ridiculous "Bound 2" music video.

In the original video, the rapper's fiancee appears topless in silhouette for scenes depicting the couple riding through a desert landscape on a motorcycle. The wind blows through Kardashian's hair as she bounces up and down along the highway.

Before Efron got in on the fun, James Franco and Seth Rogen recreated the video frame by frame, with Rogen playing Kardashian, appearing topless and kissing and cuddling Franco while reclining on the seat of the chopper.

The following day, Efron ...

Zac Efron Breaks His Jaw After Slipping On Puddle

11/13/2013 9:54am EST
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Zac Efron broke his jaw in a weird accident at his home. The former "High School Musical" star reportedly slipped on a puddle of water, smashed his jaw and cut his head, according to

The actor's jaw is now wired shut.

Efron, 26, made headlines earlier this year after it was revealed he spent time in rehab for drug and alcohol addiction. He was purportedly battling a cocaine problem and also has a penchant for MDNA, also known as "Molly."

Hopefully drugs didn't contribute to his broken jaw incident.

In October, the actor was spotted holding hands with his ex-girlfriend, British ...

Rumor Patrol: Kate Upton's New Boyfriend, Zac Efron's New Girlfriend, More

10/26/2013 2:03pm EDT
Kate Upton
You can't go one week without hearing a ridiculous story involving some of your favorite celebrities. Thankfully, the Starpulse Rumor Patrol is here to sort out what's real and what's fake.

Kate Upton Dating Maksim Chmerkovskiy: After months of rumors that this gorgeous pair has been dating, do we finally have confirmation that the model is with the Dancing with the Stars professional?

Verdict: True. You'd expect with months of build-up there would be some grand revelation. That wasn't the case, however, as she was simply asked during a Good Day New York interview if they were a couple. U...

Zac Efron Gets Naked In Red Band Trailer For 'That Awkward Moment'

10/17/2013 6:03pm EDT
That Awkward Moment
Zac Efron is showing some skin the sell the upcoming R-rated comedy That Awkward Moment.

In a red band trailer (meaning they don't cut out any of the R-rated material), three friends played by Efron, Miles Teller, and Michael B. Jordan begin a pact to stay single after Jordan's character gets dumped. However, as Efron and Teller's characters find great girlfriend material (played by Mackenzie Davis and Imogen Poots), they begin to struggle choosing between their pact and their relationships.

While the boys are enjoying the single life, Teller's character slips his friends erectile dysfunc...

Zac Efron Sends Thanks To Fans During Post-Rehab Peru Trip

9/29/2013 3:07pm EDT
Zac Efron Instagram
Troubled star Zac Efron has reached out to his fans to thank them for their support following reports he went to rehab to deal with a debilitating cocaine addiction.

TMZ reported earlier in the month Efron went to rehab while filming the comedy Neighbors after he began to miss shooting days. It was then alleged that he actually went to rehab twice over the past year, following a reported two years of abusing cocaine.

The former High school Musical star has yet to confirm that he went to rehab.

Efron took to his Instagram page to share a photo of himself in Peru and to offer his thanks to...

Zac Efron Went To Rehab A Second Time After Relapse

9/19/2013 1:07pm EDT
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Fans were shocked to hear Zac Efron reportedly checked into rehab for cocaine addiction earlier this year - but it may have actually been his second time in a facility to battle his drug addiction.

A source tells TMZ the former High School Musical star had been doing cocaine for two years and had dabbled in party drug Molly. He first sought professional help in March and was treated for several weeks.

However when Efron began to film the upcoming comedy Neighbors, he relapsed and began missing shooting days on the set. The site reports the actor went back into rehab as soon as the movie w...

The Morning Roundup: Who Is Eiza Gonzalez? Is 'Sleepy Hollow' Any Good? Is Zac Efron A Cocaine Addict?

9/18/2013 9:52am EDT
Eiza Gonzalez
Liam Hemsworth has already moved on from Miley Cyrus. The actor was spotted getting close with Mexican singer & TV star Eiza Gonzalez, and the two were spotted making out on Tuesday. (story)

How bad is new fall TV series "Dads"? Well, first of all it's a sitcom, but it's more of just a "sit" because it's not funny. (story)

Fox's "Sleepy Hollow" is getting all the fall TV buzz-- but is it any good? Will it last? How long can the story focus on the Headless Horseman before it gets old? Find out these answers in our review of the new series. (story)

Here's the full rundown on 10 sure hits t...

Report: Zac Efron Went To Rehab To Battle Cocaine Addiction

9/18/2013 8:24am EDT
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While he was filming the Seth Rogen movie "Neighbors" back in April, Zac Efron reportedly went to rehab, according to

The actor was battling a cocaine addiction, and there were days in which he just wouldn't show up to work on the movie, in which he plays a fraternity guy. A source explained: "It was common knowledge he was struggling with cocaine."

The actor's publicist has refused to comment on the issue.

Earlier this month, Efron attended the Toronto International Film Festival in Canada to promote his upcoming movie "Parkland," which centers on the events surrounding Preside...

Seth Rogen And Zac Efron Battle It Out As 'Neighbors' (Watch The Trailer)

9/3/2013 11:06am EDT
Seth Rogen and Zac Efron are set to do battle in Spring 2014 comedy Neighbors.

The new red band trailer for the film reveals that all-out war between the two, who play neighbors in a small college town.

Rogen and Rose Byrne play a young couple with a newborn baby living in a small town when a college fraternity, let by Efron, moves into the house next door.

Things look good at first, but when the rowdy parties at the frat house begin happening, Rogen declares war on his new neighbors.

"Neighbors", directed by Nick Stoller (Forgetting Sarah Marshall, Get Him to the Greek), opens in theat...

Rumor Patrol: Ryan Gosling In 'Star Wars,' Kimye's Gold Toilets, More

7/27/2013 1:07pm EDT
Ryan Gosling
You can't go one week without hearing a ridiculous story involving some of your favorite celebrities. Thankfully, the Starpulse Rumor Patrol is here to sort out what's real and what's fake.

Ryan Gosling and Zac Efron Cast in Star Wars Sequel: Disney has hired their leading men for the upcoming Star Wars sequel, nabbing both Ryan Gosling and Zac Efron. Sounds too good to be true!

Verdict: These aren't the actors you are looking for. Seems pretty early to be casting parts, since an alleged script of the film was hinted at by Bad Robot only a week ago. Reps for both actors told Gossip Cop th...

'Star Wars: Episode VII' Rumors: Zac Efron & Ryan Gosling Up For Luke Skywalker's Son, J.J. Abrams Out

7/25/2013 4:02pm EDT
Zac Efron and Ryan Gosling
The first casting rumors for 2015's Star Wars: Episode VII have finally arrived and are surely leaving a bad taste in fans' mouths.

High School Musical star Zac Efron and Hollywood heartthrob Ryan Gosling are both rumored to be up for the role of the son of Luke Skywalker (Mark Hamill) in the highly anticipated sequel from director J.J. Abrams.

Interestingly, both stars have ties to Disney, which bought Lucasfilm for over $4 Billion from George Lucas last fall and announced that there will be plenty more Star Wars to come.

While Efron starred in the three "High School Musical" movies, Go...

Tribeca: Zac Efron, Heather Graham Headline 'At Any Price' Premiere

4/21/2013 10:01am EDT
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Young hearthrob Zac Efron joined co-stars Dennis Quaid and Heather Graham for the premiere of At any Price at the Tribeca Film Festival. The tent was packed with young, eager fans waiting to catch a glimpse of High School Musical alum. 

The film is about the gregarious businessman Henry Whipple (Quaid) who runs a successful midsize seed-farming empire in the robust farm country of rural Iowa, a legacy in which he takes great pride and hopes to someday leave to his son, Dean (Efron). But rebellious Dean has big dreams of becoming a racecar driver and no interest in carrying on the business ...

Win A Date With Zac Efron & Support A Good Cause!

10/25/2012 12:33pm EDT
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We all dream of our real "Win A Date with Tad Hamilton" moment, but never actually think it could become a reality. But, wait. Win a Date with Zac Efron just became reality! The Hollywood hottie has teamed up with leading online charity auction site to auction off a one-on-one meeting with him in Los Angeles.

And better yet, the time the winning bidder spends with Efron is time well spent for more than just his biggest fan – proceeds from the auction will benefit Communities in Schools Los Angeles, whose mission is to surround students with a community of support, empowerin...

Zac Efron: 'It Is The Day I Think I Became A Man'

10/4/2012 8:47am EDT
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Zac Efron was left squirming in his underwear when Nicole Kidman caught him off guard by asking him to dance during their shoot for The Paperboy.

The actor was bracing himself to deliver an emotional scene in the erotic thriller, and was stunned when his co-star suggested they dance while he was wearing nothing but a pair of tight, white briefs.

However, Efron admits sharing a dance with the actress in the rain was a career highlight.

He tells Ellen DeGeneres, "Nicole is so amazing to work with but she's also very improvisational and once she finds the character she can sort of maneuv...

'Paperboy' Sex Scene Between Nicole Kidman & John Cusack 'Scared' Zac Efron

9/24/2012 10:38am EDT
Nicole Kidman
Zac Efron was a little freaked out by co-star Nicole Kidman's intensity on the set of his new movie "The Paperboy." He admits he was looking for a project with depth and risk, and he definitely got it in Lee Daniels' new film.

The movie centers on Hillary Van Wetter (John Cusack), who is convicted of killing a seedy sheriff. He is given a new life when pen pal Charlotte Bless (Kidman) enlists the aid of two journalists to try and get him off death row.

In one explicit scene, Van Wetter is so turned on by Bless he masturbates into his underwear as Efron's Jack Jansen watches.

Efron was ...

10 On-Set Celebrity Romances That Didn't Last

8/17/2012 5:00pm EDT
Robert Pattinson & Kristen Stewart
"Twilight" sweethearts Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson seemed like a match made in heaven until the actress publicly confessed to having an affair with her "Snow White and the Huntsman" director Rupert Sanders.

Even worse, rumors circulated that Pattinson had been planning to propose before he found out his girlfriend cheated. Now the couple, which has notoriously been private about their relationship, appears to have broken up after dating for three years and starring in five films together.

It's not uncommon for celebrities to find love on set. Sometimes there's a happy ending ("Tr...

Demi Lovato To Host Teen Choice Awards Later This Month

7/9/2012 11:10am EDT
Demi Lovato
New "The X Factor" judge Demi Lovato will host this year's Teen Choice Awards, which will air July 22 on Fox. Teen Choice 2012 celebrates the most popular teen icons in television, music, film, sports, fashion, comedy and the web.

Those scheduled to appear include Lea Michele, Taylor Swift, Miley Cyrus, Josh Hutcherson, Zac Efron, Ellen Degeneres, Zooey Deschanel, Tyler Posey, Gordon Ramsay, and Ashley Benson.

Performers will include Justin Bieber, Carly Rae Jepsen, Flo Rida, No Doubt and DJ Pauly D, who will serve as "Choice" DJ for the night.

Fans ages 13-19 are asked to vote once eac...

Christina Aguilera, Zac Efron & More Stars Celebrated July 4 At The Beach

7/5/2012 11:00am EDT
Christina Aguilera & Matthew Rutler
Many stars celebrated Independence Day by going to the beach and attending parades yesterday. Christina Aguilera was in Malibu with her boyfriend Matthew Rutler and her son Max. The singer wore a festive red, white and blue blouse.

Singer/actor Jared Leto also enjoyed the 4th of July hanging out on the beach in Malibu with some friends. The bearded rocker wore a black fedora, a grey sweatshirt and a white tank top that read "Malibu."

Ben Affleck and his wife Jennifer Garner took their daughters Seraphina and Violet to a parade in Los Angeles.

Victoria's Secret model Candice Swanepoel sp...

Zac Efron Is Single Again

6/12/2012 9:23am EDT
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After just three months of dating, Zac Efron and Lily Collins have reportedly split. The couple went public with their romance during a romantic date in February, just before Valentine's Day.

Their hectic schedules led to the break up, according to A source says, "They're no longer together. They were never serious, though; it was just a casual thing and it fizzled (out). They were never in the same place at the same time."

Lily Collins, daughter of popstar Phil Collins, was previously linked to "Twilight" star Taylor Lautner. Efron had a longterm relationship with "High S...

Director Lee Daniels Down Plays Cannes Criticism Of 'The Paperboy'

5/24/2012 5:26pm EDT
Lee Daniels
Film maker Lee Daniels has brushed off criticism of his new movie The Paperboy after causing controversy in Cannes by debuting a scene in which Nicole Kidman appears to urinate on Zac Efron to treat a jellyfish sting.

The big screen adaptation of author Pete Dexter's book of the same name was met with mixed reviews when the Precious filmmaker premiered the crime thriller at the film festival in France on Thursday, and many reporters admitted they were turned off by the sight of the Oscar winner relieving herself on Efron.

In a post on, Empire magazine writer Nick de Semlyen ...

Cannes Preview: Spotlight Set For Big Stars And Great Films

5/15/2012 7:03pm EDT
Angelina Jolie - Brad Pitt
Despite my extensive coverage of Sundance, South by Southwest and Toronto International film festivals, I can’t quite afford to go to Cannes, France. I’ll have to watch the Cannes Film Festival from afar, but here are some things I know to expect from May 16 to May 27.

The international competition often leads to big Hollywood releases. Major films in competition include David Cronenberg’s Cosmopolis starring Robert Pattinson, Wes Anderson’s Moonrise Kingdom starring Bruce Willis, Bill Murray, Tilda Swinton and Edward Norton, Lee Daniels’ The Paperboy starring Zac Efron, Nicole Kidman, Mat...

Zac Efron Is Dapper In Berlin With Eggplant Colored Suit & Bandaged Hand

4/26/2012 1:00pm EDT
Zac Efron Berlin Lucky One premiere
Zac Efron attended "The Lucky One" premiere in Berlin, Germany, yesterday rocking a colorful suit by George Clinton. Eschewing black, blue, or boring grey, the actor opted for a shade of purple that looked quite good on the red carpet.

He was still wearing a bandage on his left hand. At the U.K. premiere of the film on Monday he jokingly said the injury was caused when a fan bit him.

The film, based on Nicholas Sparks' novel, debuted at number two at the box office last weekend, taking in $22.8 million. The film centers on a marine overseas who comes across a discarded photo of a beautifu...

Zac Efron Felt 'Awkward' Watching 'Lucky One' Sex Scenes With His Mom

4/23/2012 9:03am EDT
Zac Efron & Taylor Schilling Lucky One
Zac Efron was left "squirming" in his seat after taking his mother to an advance screening of his new romantic drama The Lucky One, and even ducked out of the theatre when things got a little too steamy onscreen.

The actor admits he was left red faced as he watched his own love scenes with actress Taylor Schilling - as his mom Starla sat nearby.

Efron tells, "We saw the film together and I was kind of squirming. Even though she was a couple of seats down from me, I tried to duck out during those (love) scenes because it was too embarrassing.

"Obviously I'm acting, but knowing ...

'Think Like A Man' Knocks 'The Hunger Games' From Top Spot At The Box Office

4/22/2012 10:35pm EDT
Think Like a Man
Romantic comedy Think Like a Man has finally knocked The Hunger Games from the top of the box office chart after a four-week reign.

Think Like A Man - based on comedian Steve Harvey's book and starring Kevin Hart, Taraji P. Henson, Meagan Good and Gabrielle Union - grossed $33.3 million during its first weekend, while The Hunger Games came in third this week with $14.5 million in box office receipts, bringing the film's overall U.S. take since opening to a whopping $356.9 million.

The Lucky One, based on Nicholas Sparks' novel and starring teen heartthrob Zac Efron also bested Games, comi...

Zac Efron's 'Lucky One' Love Interest Taylor Schilling Is Sexy In Black

4/17/2012 1:00pm EDT
Taylor Schilling
Taylor Schilling is a relative newcomer to Hollywood. She stars in "The Lucky One" opposite Zac Efron, which hits theaters this weekend. You may know her from the short-lived TV series about nurses, "Mercy."

The actress attended the film's premiere in Los Angeles yesterday looking sleek and sexy in a simple black dress with thin silver piping along the bodice.

In the film, a marine overseas comes across a discarded photo of a beautiful woman. Upon returning home to civilian life, the soldier tracks her down and tries to win her heart.

See more photos of Taylor from the premiere...

Trailer Talk: This Week in Movies - 'The Lucky One,' 'Think Like A Man' & More

4/17/2012 1:00pm EDT
Trailer Talk: This Week in Movies
If you missed my interview with Fran Kranz and Kristen Connolly from “The Cabin in the Woods,” definitely be sure to give it a read. They both had some amusing stories to share about their experience working with Drew Goddard and Joss Whedon on the movie. Also last week, I had the opportunity to visit Washington DC for an exciting espionage adventure in honor of the blu-ray release for “Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol,” which I chronicled here.

Arriving in theaters this week are the Zac Efron romantic drama “The Lucky One,” the African American comedy “Think Life a Man,” the pri...

'Lucky One' Star Zac Efron's Hot Marine Body Graces May Cover Of Men's Health

4/17/2012 12:46pm EDT
Zac Efron
"The Lucky One" star Zac Efron graces the May cover of Men’s Health (on newsstands today!) showing off his uber ripped new bod. In the issue, he opens up about his transformation from a Disney Channel all-star to a leading man with a Marine’s work ethic. Says Zac: "I was never a natural at anything, but I could always outwork everybody."


Check out more of Zac's interview below!

Zac on choosing a variety of roles and projects…
“Look, I was just a musical-theater guy. I would have been happy to do that for the rest of my life. But there’s something about me that’s always searching ...

'Lucky One' Star Zac Efron Is Dirty & Hot In New Issue Of 'Men's Health'

4/15/2012 3:00pm EDT
Zac Efron in Men's Health
If you like sappy Nicholas Sparks novels turned into films and you like male stars in their 20s, than "The Lucky One" starring Zac Efron is a must-see movie next weekend.

In the film, Zac plays an Iraq War veteran who searches for the woman from a mysterious photo that he credits with saving his life during three tours of duty.

In the latest issue of "Men's Health" (on newsstands April 17), the actor talked about his body's transformation after training for "The Lucky One." He explained, "By the end of the movie I didn't recognize myself. You hear about guys like Christian Bale who dive ...

Lorax Statue Stolen From Dr. Seuss Estate

3/28/2012 8:02am EDT
The Lorax
A statue of famous Dr. Seuss character The Lorax has been stolen from the late author's estate in San Diego, California.

The bronze artwork of the character, featured in the book of the same name and a new movie starring Zac Efron, was standing on a tree stump at the children's writer's hilltop home, but it was reported missing on Monday.

Dr. Seuss - real name Theodor Geisel - died in 1991 aged 87. The statue was one of two made by his stepdaughter, and the writer's widow, Audrey, still lives at the property.

San Diego police Lieutenant Andra Brown tells Reuters, "We don't know if it'...

'The Lorax' Beats 'John Carter' At Weekend Box Office

3/12/2012 8:44am EDT
The Lorax
Dr. Seuss' "The Lorax" has climbed its way to the top of the box office after raking in $39.1 million at the weekend.

The animated family film, voiced by the likes of Taylor Swift and Zac Efron, stole the number one spot from adventure movie John Carter, which debuted at second place with earnings of $30.6 million.

Comedy Project X dropped to third with takings of $11.6 million, while Elizabeth Olsen's thriller Silent House entered the countdown in fourth place ($7 million) and action film Act of Valor ($7 million) rounded out the top five.